project turned over
The Bago City government, in partnership with Intellicare and Philippine Business for Social Progress, turned over to Barangay Dulao officials, led by Brgy. Captain Eliseo Carmona Sr., a water system project, worth P1.75 million, yesterday, its press release said.
The project is a Level III water supply system located in Purok Soledad and Salong in Barangay Dulao, Bago. The construction started December 2017.
Mayor Nicholas Yulo said that PBSP and Intellicare shared P.5 million for the project and the rest was shouldered by the city government.
He added that more than 250 households will benefit from the joint water supply project, the press release said.
Present at the turnover and ribbon-cutting ceremonies were Yulo, Vice Mayor Ramon Torres, city councilors, Andrew Jose Yulo of Intellicare, Reynaldo Antonio Laguda and Angelie Yulo- Millan of PBSP, and Barangay Dulao officials, the press release added.*
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Negros situation today
The Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement-Negros and the Negros Caucus of NGOs, the provincial civil society network, will hold a “Forum on the Negros Development Situation: Prospects and Challenges for Local Civil Society Organizations and Social Movements”, 1:30 p.m. today at Time Out Restaurant in Bacolod City, its press release said.
The forum aims to come up with an initial analysis of the provincial development situation based on current trends; surface and discuss perspectives on current issues and developments; define initial recommendations and ways of going forward among the participants; and provide a venue for CSOs and social movements in the province to come together.
PRRM-Negros area manager Edwin Balajadia said the forum is also part of the local CSOs way of commemorating the 32 nd anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution on Sunday.
Among the participants are leaders and representatives of people's organizations and civil society formations, including small farmers and fishers, rural workers, women, youth and students, the urban poor, NGOs, and concerned professionals, the press release added.*
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